How to make a sensory room for people living with dementia: a guide book

Jakob, Anke and Collier, Lesley (2014) How to make a sensory room for people living with dementia: a guide book. (Manual) Kingston upon Thames, U.K. : Kingston University. 70 p.

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This guide offers advice on best practice regarding the engagement of residents living with dementia in daily activities that support their health and sense of wellbeing. Our aim is to equip carers, care workers and staff in care homes with ideas and materials in order to provide multi sensory spaces and stimulation appropriate for people living with dementia (in particular mid and late stages). We also offer guidance on the design of sensory spaces to meet the specific needs and preferences of individuals, their families and care homes.

Item Type: Monograph (Manual)
Additional Information: This guide is an outcome of the research project The Multi Sensory Environment (MSE) in dementia care: the role of design (2013-14) which is funded by the Arts & Humanities Research Council (AHRC). This project is a collaboration with University of Southampton. The collaborative project partner is Care UK, one of the largest social and health care providers in the UK.
Research Area: Architecture and the built environment
Art and design
Health services research
Nursing and midwifery
Faculty, School or Research Centre: Faculty of Art, Design & Architecture (until 2017)
Depositing User: Susan Miles
Date Deposited: 12 Jan 2015 08:02
Last Modified: 12 Jan 2015 08:02

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